No Irons November – All Year Long

Athletes build the muscles they need in the gym, lifting weights and stretching to gain strength to perform at their best. The same goes for equestrians, but sometimes their workouts can only be done in the saddle. Oftentimes we see equitation on the flat patterns that require riders to ride in two-point and drop their … Continue reading No Irons November – All Year Long

Training Horses: Borrowing from One Discipline to Improve Another

  Growing up riding horses, I never really put myself in the category of one type of rider versus another. I always would say that I was like a Quarter Horse--versatile and open to trying new things. I showed halter/showmanship, Western pleasure, trail, hunt seat, barrel racing, goat tying, roping, even started jumping in college. … Continue reading Training Horses: Borrowing from One Discipline to Improve Another